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Chipotle Hopes Celebrity Chef Can Transform Its Tasty Made Burger Business

Chipotle Hopes Celebrity Chef Can Transform Its Tasty Made Burger Business

In an attempt to diversify, Chipotle recently branched out into the burger business with a new operation called Tasty Made. But just like Chipotle’s queso dip, the public hasn’t exactly been clamoring for these new burgers. In an effort to pump some life into Tasty Made, the company is bringing in a celebrity chef. [More]

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Why It’s A Problem For Chipotle That No One Wants Its Queso

Negative social media reactions don’t always hurt a product’s sales, but in the case of Chipotle’s new queso dip, it appears that no one is rushing out to try the menu addition — and those who do purchase the queso may be taking away from sales of other items on the Chipotle menu [More]

Chipotle Customers Wanted Queso Dip, But Some Hate What They Got

Chipotle Customers Wanted Queso Dip, But Some Hate What They Got

For years, Chipotle fans have looked at their tortilla chips and thought about how much better they could be with a side of hot, gooey queso dip. The fast food company thought it was making that dream a reality… that is, until many customers tried the Chipotle queso and found it wanting. [More]

Chipotle Bringing Drippy, Cheesy Queso To All Restaurants Next Week

Chipotle Bringing Drippy, Cheesy Queso To All Restaurants Next Week

Get your chips ready: Chipotle is taking its queso out off the test track and into all restaurants next week.  [More]

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Skyrocketing Avocado Prices Could Mean Bad News For Chipotle

As if Chipotle needs any more bad news right now, industry analysts are now warning that there may be more tough times to come for the beleaguered company: Namely, soaring avocado prices could hit the chain right where it hurts — its bottomline. [More]

Chipotle May Discontinue Chorizo; Would You Care?

Chipotle May Discontinue Chorizo; Would You Care?

It hasn’t even been a year since Chipotle added chorizo sausage to its menu on a nationwide basis, and now there’s the possibility it could be going away — but would that many people really miss it? [More]

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Dallas Chipotle That Rained Mice Temporarily Closes To Check Over Building

Remember the Chipotle restaurant in Dallas where customers captured video of mice falling from the ceiling and scurrying across the floor? That was a few weeks ago, and now the restaurant is temporarily closing so experts can evaluate the building. [More]

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Investigation Shows Chipotle Norovirus Outbreak Probably Caused By Sick Employee

After its food safety crisis in 2015 and 2016, Chipotle implemented new procedures, including everything from blanching produce to shutting down and sanitizing a restaurant if anyone, employee or customer, vomits inside. The problem, it turns out, is that it doesn’t matter how good your protocols are if stores don’t actually follow them. [More]

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Here’s The Latest On Chipotle’s Foodborne Illness Nightmare

Between rodents falling from the ceilings to customers falling ill after eating at the fast casual chain, the last few weeks haven’t been exactly kind to Chipotle, and they don’t appear to be getting any better: Another customer has tested positive for norovirus after eating at one of the company’s Virginia locations.  [More]

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Chipotle Customer Tested Positive For Norovirus

The day after a Virginia Chipotle reopened following a temporarily closure for sanitization after more than a dozen patrons reported becoming ill after eating at the restaurant, one customer has tested positive for norovirus. [More]

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Chipotle: Rodents Falling From Restaurant Ceiling Is “Isolated And Rare Incident”

If there’s one thing Chipotle doesn’t need as it continues to recover from its food-borne illness woes — including a new incident of norovirus at one restaurant — it’s reports of rodents raining down on customers from the ceiling. Uh, about that… [More]

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Chipotle Reopening Virginia Store Closed Over Possible Norovirus

A Virginia Chipotle restaurant will reopen today after it was temporarily closed following reports that some customers became violently ill after eating there.  [More]

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Chipotle Temporarily Closes Location After Customers Report Becoming Violently Ill

If you live in Virginia and were planning to grab Chipotle for lunch, you might want to make sure your local restaurant isn’t closed: The fast casual chain temporarily shut down a location in the state after more than a dozen customers became ill. [More]

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Workers Say Chipotle Owes Them Overtime Pay

Last year, a federal court issued an injunction that put the brakes on a Department of Labor rule that would expand overtime pay to millions of workers. While the government isn’t enforcing the rule because of the court order, a new lawsuit filed against Chipotle argues that that shouldn’t stop employers from abiding by the terms. To that end, employees of the fast casual restaurant in New Jersey are seeking to recoup overtime pay they would have earned under the rule.  [More]

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Chipotle Confirms Data Breach Hit “Most” Restaurant Locations

Chipotle recently made a vague disclosure to investors that its card-payment system had likely been breached by cybercriminals. Now the burrito chain is confirming that this attack affected most Chipotle stores — including its Pizzeria Locale restaurants — for nearly a month. [More]

Customer Accuses Chipotle Of Covering Up For Manager Who Put Spy Cam In Bathroom

Customer Accuses Chipotle Of Covering Up For Manager Who Put Spy Cam In Bathroom

A woman in Texas claims that not only did a manager at her local Chipotle repeatedly install spy cameras in the restaurant’s female restroom, but that the restaurant and its corporate office covered up the peeping; a charge the Chipotle HQ denies. [More]

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Chipotle Offers Employees Accelerated Business Degree Program

Last summer, Chipotle joined the ranks of Pizza Hut, JetBlue, Starbucks, and others in offering to foot the bill — or at least some of it — to provide employees with a college education. Today, the company expanded that program, offering workers the ability to combine real-world experience with classroom time in order to earn a business degree in less than two years.  [More]

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Panera & Chipotle Are Totally In A Fight Right Now

Don’t think fast food companies are taking consumers’ preference for “clean” food seriously? Just look at the war of words that has erupted this week between Chipotle and Panera Bread. [More]